Tag Archive: Leadership Development

How to Maximize the Feeler-Leader on Your Team

The best way to maximize talent is to first understand their motivation. Comparison: Feelers care about getting things done with people. Think relationships. Dreamers care about what’s next. Think progress. Doers care about getting… Continue reading

4 Essentials to Growing into Great Leadership

The leader you are today can only take you places you’ve been. Becoming the leader you hope to become requires growth. Growth requires change. 4 essentials to growing into great leadership: Books you… Continue reading

Where the Path Ends and the Forest Begins

The only way to change your future is to step off the path and step into the forest. No one is going to do it for you. A fixed mindset congeals your future… Continue reading

5 Ways to Answer Self Importance and Move Toward Humility

“I don’t like it that helping can make me feel superior to others.” The young woman on my team who spoke those words volunteered at a homeless shelter Sunday night. We spoke Monday morning… Continue reading

Don’t Say, “It’s Not That Bad,” to Someone Who Thinks it’s Bad

Don’t say, “It’s not that bad,” to someone who thinks it’s bad.   You’re right: When team members say, “Things are bad,” say, “You know, you’re right.” And then ask, What’s bad about… Continue reading

How to Transform A Foot Dragger into a Dynamo

People who are great at getting things done ARE NOT excited to take on new responsibilities. A Doer’s lack of enthusiasm to take on responsibilities makes them seem like a foot-dragger. In reality,… Continue reading